Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) Analysts See $2.47 EPS as of May, 31

May 17, 2018 - By Mark Babin

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 0.95. That’s change of 0.10, from 2017Q3’s 0.85. 88 investors sold all, 156 reduced holdings as Ulta Beauty, Inc. ratio is positive. 144 increased positions while 87 funds acquired positions. Funds hold 53.45 million shares thus 1.83% more from 2017Q3’s 52.49 million shares.
First Allied Advisory Service stated it has 1,986 shs. Moreover, Andra Ap has 0.07% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 14,400 shs. Lazard Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Co holds 0% or 8 shs in its capital. The Pennsylvania-based Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt has invested 0.02% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Utah Retirement, Utah-based fund reported 10,792 shs. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Lc stated it has 0% of its capital in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Utd Svcs Automobile Association owns 76,706 shs. Moreover, Us National Bank De has 0% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Moreover, Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership has 0% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Barbara Oil Co holds 0.36% of its capital in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 2,500 shs. Levin Cap Strategies Limited Partnership invested 0.01% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Putnam Investments Limited Com invested in 0% or 6,806 shs. 192,000 are owned by Blue Ridge Cap Limited Liability Com. Smithfield Tru has invested 0.01% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Mackenzie Fincl owns 29,068 shs for 0.02% of their capital.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. registered $12.53 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 4 insider sales since April 5, 2018. Another trade for 3,000 shs valued at $685,057 was made by Nagler Lorna on Monday, April 16. Eck Dennis K sold $4.77 million worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) on Monday, April 9.

On May, 31 is awaited Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA)’s earnings report, according to RTT. Analysts have expectation on stock’s EPS of $2.47. That’s up 29.32 % from last year’s $1.91 EPS. ULTA’s profit could reach $149.46M with 25.51 P/E in case $2.47 EPS is revealed. After $2.75 EPS was revealed last quarter, analysts now see negative EPS growth of -10.18 % for Ulta Beauty, Inc.. Ticker’s shares touched $252.02 during the last trading session after 0.65% change.Ulta Beauty, Inc. has volume of 751,425 shares. Since May 17, 2017 ULTA has declined 26.85% and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 38.40%.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) Ratings Coverage

In total 18 analysts cover Ulta Salon (NASDAQ:ULTA). “Buy” rating has 11, “Sell” are 0, while 7 are “Hold”. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has 61% bullish analysts. 31 are the (NASDAQ:ULTA)’s ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Friday, March 16. In Friday, March 16 report Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. The company rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, April 10. On Monday, April 16 the rating was upgraded by Guggenheim to “Buy”. On Tuesday, May 15 the firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given. The stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, March 15. On Friday, March 16 the firm earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Thursday, January 11 the company was maintained by Wells Fargo. In Friday, March 16 report Loop Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. In Monday, March 12 report Buckingham Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a beauty retailer in the United States.The company has $15.25 billion market cap. The company's stores provide cosmetics, fragrance, skincare, haircare, bath and body products, and salon styling tools, as well as others, including nail products and accessories.The P/E ratio is 28.13. It offers private label products consisting of Ulta Beauty Collection branded cosmetics, skincare, and bath products.

For more Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) news posted recently go to: Benzinga.com, Livetradingnews.com, Benzinga.com, Schaeffersresearch.com or Schaeffersresearch.com. The titles are as follows: “Ulta’s Valuation Pushes This Bull To The Sidelines” posted on May 02, 2018, “Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations” on May 16, 2018, “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 15, 2018” with a publish date: May 15, 2018, “Weight Watchers, Ulta Beauty Stocks Get More Analyst Love” and the last “Dow Win Streak at Risk After Home Depot Earnings” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

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